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Hole In The Wall

Hippisley-Cox, Charles (2015) Hole In The Wall. Natural History, 123 (3). p. 48. ISSN 0028-0712

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Often in the repair process we overlook the fact that buildings are borrowed vessels, used for a few years before we “move on,” and that our journeys through them overlaps with many other species.
Not long ago, as part of my on-going research into historic buildings as ecosystems, I stumbled across a stone wall of a house that had enough of an eroded recess to accommodate a nest box.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ecology, historic buildings, dereliction, decay, birds, nesting blue tits, great tits, renovation, conversion, habitats, spring, bird boxes
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Q Science > QL Zoology
T Technology > TH Building construction
Schools: School of Art, Design and Architecture
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Depositing User: Charles Hippisley-Cox
Date Deposited: 05 May 2015 14:39
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 18:11


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